Volunteer? Is it all it can be?

Well, I kept my commitment. Despite the obnoxious lady who runs the place. See, I go into this local resale store that supports an animal shelter. They have a lot of craft junk. Last week when I was in there, I told one of the volunteers the craft stuff had grown so much you could hardly tell what is there anymore. So next thing I know I’m coming in the next Wednesday to start the project. For about 2 hours. With a chair. Well, the chair was a metal folding STOOL, not even a folding chair! And it was such a mess, so much stuff that didn’t belong in that department, and I just couldn’t stop. (I’m a Libra) Next thing I know the store is open and customers are stepping over me and on my work to get that one thing they think they want but then put back. So I cleaned up the area and went home. 3 hours. I was so sore I couldn’t do anything for the next day. So I have learned several things. a) People aka customers in general do not care about employees, paid or not. b) Don’t believe it when people tell you that you will get a discount. c) Stick to the time limit you set originally. d) Bring cash, they don’t accept checks. For now, goodnight.

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Friends-4-Food Project: About The Friends 4 Food Project

Friends-4-Food Project: About The Friends 4 Food Project

This is one more example of one person making a difference. One lady decided to donate food each year at Christmas time. This year she decided more would be produced if she made a contest and those who joined the contest donated food to a food bank. They would be entered into her contest to win some crafting supplies from her. Other retailers, wholesales, etc. wanted to contribute to the pot, so now she has quite a good bit of supplies to give to the randomly picked winner. So go donate some food and join the contest. Her website says 3 more days til the winner is chosen. Great contest!